Swimming with a Baby at AquaMagis in Plettenberg

I wasn't sure how good it would be here and whether it would be worth writing about, but actually it was well worth the visit and well worth telling other people about!  We came here as a little day trip while seeing family in Siegen.  As a general tourist it's unlikely that you'll be staying…

Is Disneyland Paris a Good Baby Holiday Destination?

The short answer? Uhhmmmm....  eeeehhhhhhh, not really. But I'm sure you're not here for the short answer, so here goes why I think that overall, Disneyland Paris isn't the best choice of holiday destination for the tiniest members of your family. Cheyenne Hotel at Disneyland Paris for Babies We booked our holiday pretty much as…

Nausicaá, Boulogne-sur-mer, Family Visit

We started a 10 day holiday to the continent with a drive down to Disneyland Paris, split up with 2 breaks for our little guy who gets a bit unsettled in the car after a couple of hours.  The latter of these was a hotel break in Amiens, which also included a walk to the…

Taking a Baby to MCM Comic Con London

Before Ripley came along we had visited a few comic  and popular media conventions including MCM Comic Con in London, London Film and Comic Con and Walker Stalker (Walking Dead convention), and having a baby wasn't going to stop us from continuing. What's so Good about Comic Cons? We (especially me) are big nerds at…

First Swimming Lesson with Puddle Ducks

Today we took Ripley for his first swimming lesson, and considering how he enjoys his bath times these days, we were pretty sure that he would love a bit of swimming - we weren't wrong! Puddle Ducks We decided to go with Puddle Ducks and were so glad that we did!  Originally I had actually…

Baby Einstein Neighbourhood Friends Activity Jumper

We got this from my parents at Christmas for Ripley, knowing that he's still a little bit too small for it at the moment.  However, we built it a couple of days anyway to get the box out of the way and see what it's like. We use a small bouncer around the house for…

Free Stuff For Expectant & New Parents

We all love a bargain don't we!  And never has a bargain been more useful than when you have a baby sucking your wallet dry!  To be honest babies don't necessarily cost as much as people sometimes make out, but they're also not cheap, so getting help and discounts where we can is always a…